Inspiring Collaboration | Promoting Philanthropy | Building Community

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Sustaining Nonprofits

We are the trusted resource for local nonprofit organizations in Routt and Moffat Counties, providing tools and training to increase their effectiveness and sustainability and helping them amplify their impact.

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Impactful Grantmaking

Our trusted partnerships with donors and nonprofits and our expertise in effective philanthropy enable us to grant year-round, to pivot during a crisis or a unique opportunity, and to direct funds where needed most.

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Meaningful Philanthropy

We are passionate about connecting donors with giving opportunities aligned with their unique passions and vision. We help create personalized plans for philanthropy with the goal of building a culture of engaged giving.

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Building Community

Making an impact is only possible when you intimately understand the community. We engage with organizations across the region, listen to community concerns, and provide resources and expertise.

OUR MISSION

Leading transformational change throughout the Yampa Valley by engaging donors in purposeful philanthropy, empowering local nonprofit organizations, inspiring impactful grantmaking, and collaborating to build vibrant communities.

OUR VISION

A thriving and connected Yampa Valley where there are opportunities and resources for all. 

OUR VALUES

Leadership

We are trusted leaders tackling challenging community issues.

Collaboration

We work with diverse partners to leverage resources and achieve common goals.

Stewardship

We transparently and efficiently manage the resources with which we are entrusted.

Innovation

We embrace innovative thinking that sparks solutions leading to lasting change.

Accountability

We hold ourselves to the highest standards and honor our commitments.

Heritage

We recognize and celebrate the history of the Yampa Valley.

Every day we meet with partners, new and longstanding, to pass on our passion to build a better Yampa Valley. If you have a passion, we can help you find the best way to pass it on.

Latest News

Impact Investment Helps Launch 8th Street Development in Craig

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is pleased to have initiated our new Impact Investment Program with a $2.5 million loan to the Craig Housing Authority (CHA), enabling their 8th Street Development for affordable housing. A needs assessment by CHA in 2021...

YVCF Board of Trustees Endorses Brown Ranch Annexation

This year marks the Yampa Valley Community Foundation’s 45th year since our founding in 1979.  For the course of our history, we have generally chosen not to endorse ballot measures, preferring instead to allow our actions speak for our values.  The Brown Ranch...

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